Third Eye Meditation

Updated on July 23, 2017

There are many techniques to practice meditation and this is yet another of them. The third eye is your gateway or door to your inner world, your Self, and being more in yourself is a sure way of being centered and focused in your day to day activities.

Meditation and Relaxation

Meditation takes many forms to different people. Relaxation to some is their form of meditation, walking in a forest, along a beach, sunbathing by the pool is to some a form of meditation. Anything that allows a person to be with themselves and out of their normal world.

Though to some relaxation methods are not enough, there is still the senses to deal with. Sounds and smells pull you out of your relaxation very easily. High levels of meditation take you out of your senses and hopefully out of your mind, at least your ordinary level of thinking. That incessant blah blah blah that goes around in your head - it's such a drain to hear this over and over and over. Meditation using the Third Eye is a way to go beyond that level of the ordinary mind into deeper states of consciousness.

Out of the Mind out of the Turmoil

It is the way of a Master to be out of his mind completely, total bliss, total space of centredness and nothingness. Why would a person want a state of nothingness? Once you've experienced this peaceful space void of any grossness that years and years of anxiety or burdens have given you, you will feel great relief. You realise your world is so heavy in comparison to deep states of meditation. Relaxation does not go deep enough for many.

Peace and the Mind

Getting out of your mind is no simple task. It takes practice. Going deeper into the Third Eye space you get a sense of going outward. At the same time the world you left behind gets smaller, you no longer hear distracting sounds. This outward space comes from your inner space which becomes void of the senses the deeper you go. Practising resting on and in this space helps to quieten the ordinary mind. It is in this space that you can begin to watch thoughts. Focus on the space which presents lights, colors, blackness, purple space, a sense of peacefulness. You realise you are not in your ordinary mind. Though as soon as you realise this you are back in the ordinary mind! But the more you practice resting in the Third Eye space the easier it is to rest yourself on something far superior than the couch with the TV on. These are some of the third eye meditation benefits and as you push your meditation practices you will be able to push the experiences further and retain consciousness of these experiences.

How do you know your Third Eye is 'working?'

At the centre of the forehead between the eyebrows you may get a sense of pressure, pulsing. At first you may feel absolutely nothing. You may start to see (with your eyes closed) lights and colors, flashes or light, tunnels, vortexes. In the beginning it can be quite strange, a bit scary. With practice and use it will become more and more apparent that you are using your Third Eye.

How does your Third Eye help in daily life?

The Third Eye is not just for meditation. It brings awakening. In daily life to be centered in your Third Eye helps you keep focused during the day, at work, in the supermarket, even in the home. When you start to feel scattered by everything external, the radio, TV, kids screaming, traffic, rushing around, centre yourself in the Third Eye.

If you have an important meeting with the boss or new clients, use the Third Eye to gear into the person you are addressing. It is clearly marked that the person you are talking to knows you are focused on them and not the clock on the wall. With this focus you will take in more, remember more details. You may actually enjoy your day more.

You may have heard that the third eye is dangerous. This statement is perplexing to me. Perhaps because in the 10+ years I have been aware of using my third eye I have found the third eye to be a stabilizing influence in my life. I have never had experiences that were detrimental in fact the opposite is true. The ability to remain centered and in a state of stillness while chaos reigns is a big plus in my book.

Third Eye and Vision - Heightened Awareness

The Third Eye helps you become more aware. You see things around you more sharply. Colors may seem brighter, smells more pungent. Effectively you are more present in the world. Your ordinary mind has been sidestepped and a high state of consciousness has come into your normal world.

Use your Third Eye as your first line of vision, use the eyes as the second level of vision. Vision in this sense becomes more than what you normally see with the physical eyes. Vision covers more than what you see. It lifts your senses. Vision is not just what you see, it is what you hear, smell, touch, sense and what you come to know beyond the physical facade of our normal daily life. When you look at someone you see into them, you notice them the person. It's not something spooky like they become like an ethereal figure in front of you, though you may see their aura - that's a common effect of a Third Eye awakening.

Third Eye is Universal

It is more commonly known that the third eye is part of the Hindu or Buddhist tradition of spiritual practices. In Hindu it is known as the 'eye of knowledge' or the 'teacher inside'. In Buddhist art it is shown as a gem on the forehead. You often see the Bindi worn with the Indian dress. But did you know it is also covered in Christian teachings? In the words of the Gospels,

"The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light." (Matthew 6:22)

Vision is a word often touted in spiritual circles. It does not refer solely to the external sense of sight. You actually start to SEE.

Awakening the Third Eye Workshops are conducted on a regular basis in many countries. If you get a chance to participate I highly recommend it.

I hope you get as much benefit out of using your Third Eye as I have.

Awakening the Third Eye guided meditation practice by Dr Samuel Sagan

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      Jewels 7 weeks ago from Australia

      Thanks for your comment Karen. There are several levels to your experience. You are welcome to contact me via the link on my profile as I can interact with you faster than I can here.

      The fan could be representing something similar to a vortex but what is happening is a cleaning effect is taking place. This can happen from a higher space where you are 'trying to open' but are not connecting. It's possible you are being helped. Your column of spirit above you was clogged. Secondly the discs can represent a feeling of not belonging and also not feeling supported. More to see but it's not so easy here.

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      KarenInSedona 7 weeks ago

      Hi Jewels, Thanks for writing and sharing your article and your incredible insight. Reading this article feels like a first step (to me), in learning more about something I experienced earlier today. Several years ago I injured my back. A fully blown disc and a partially blown disc are the results of my injury. This last week, my back seized up and I've had real trouble coming out of that. I have an appointment to see my Dr. in a few days. Today however, I came upon a Health & Healing event, held locally. At this event I signed up for a round of acupuncture. Once applied, I lied back in the chair, closed my eyes and went into a more deeply relaxed state (both in mind and body) than I have experienced in some time. This event is held outdoors and within minutes I began seeing what looked like the sky itself through my eyelids. I had to open my eyes a few times just to make sure they were really completely closed when I viewed this. When I did open my eyes, I realized there were actually rafters over my head, affirming that my eyes were completely closed. Maybe acknowledging that helped me relax a bit. Another minute or so and I was able to relax into the process, and just allow what was to be. This is where I became surprised and is the integral part of the question I am presenting to you. All the sudden, a light emerged. This light spun similar to a fan blade. Woosh woosh woosh. And that is what really surprised me. What is that experience? I did some searching via Google and found somewhat similar stories, though most involved a grey or dark fan appearance. Mine though, was pure (white) light and whatever it was/is felt/feels positive, not negative. Will you please shed even further light upon this topic for me? Is that my Pineal Gland in an active state? What is the lighted fan effect? It was very rhythmic also. I've seen "through" my eyelids many times before at night, when I've been laying in bed. Today was the first time of seeing light/energy fan blades swirling around. So very awesome! Thanks again! Much Love! ~Karen

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      Jewels 2 months ago from Australia

      Hi Claire, There certainly does seem to be some sort of resonance according to what you have written. On an energetic level, you are both being affected by your interaction. Even if he isn't 'the one' perhaps something will develop that is beneficial to both of you in terms of an awakening experience. The laughing experience was an opening of course. You were able to shed something through it. Whatever happens, don't lose your centeredness.

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      Claire 2 months ago

      Hi Jewels,

      I've had a couple experiences with man I'm not involved with, but who is a good friend. The first, shortly after I met him I felt pressure in the middle of my forehead while I was talking to him and I pushed out a bubble (to relieve the pressure) that was my voice saying "I'm falling in love with you" and I looked at him and he looked totally shocked. That's the only time something like that has happened. Also, a few weeks ago we were laughing at something funny. I was laughing really hard and I felt a layer peel off one side of my face. There was another time when I was in a meditative state and saw a string from my heart and at the other end was him. I was casually thinking about him the other day and then it came through really strong to me, so strong that I couldn't shake it for a few minutes, that he's the one I should be with.

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      Mark 2 months ago

      Thank you . And i don't feel scared . Just that as i've said , I just started . This was my second day. Second meditation . First was quite calm and only saw few faces and an eye looking back at me. Second time was way more then i expected. Some of the things were very clear. like looking with my eyes opened , not closed. And that part about seeing a brain, flashing all kinds of colours at the same time and i watched at it for what it seemed for quite a few minutes until afterwards i opened my eyes. That was the last thing i saw and it really stuck in me.

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      Jewels 2 months ago from Australia

      Hello Mark, Some people will have spontaneous openings with their third eye vision when they start meditating. This is an individual phenomenon. With third eye vision it's not uncommon to see faces change as if you are seeing through them or some peripheral image of them. It can also be a reflection of yourself you are seeing. These experiences are not black and white. Similarly, with your visions that appear more transparent, as if you are seeing through or beyond the normal physical level, don't worry, you are not going crazy. You are seeing at a more fluid dimensional level. Let these experiences stabilize and if you begin to grasp onto them with your ordinary mind, which is trying to make sense of everything, it's possible you will prevent further experiences. But, also be careful that you are in your body when not doing meditation at home. if you are walking around in busy traffic, or on trains or buses where the environment is not so clean, you can open yourself up to unclean spaces, and have accidents if you're distracted.

      Using the third eye, colors and views become more vibrant, they seem surreal but are in fact more real, more beautiful. This is normal. It also makes you wonder why the world is not normally this bright!!

      With your practices, try not to grasp onto what you are seeing. Let the experiences come and go. There is a saying "if you see the Buddha in meditation, shoot him." If we make our visions too much like entertainment we will lose the ability to have experiences like these. Keep your centeredness and explore these realms ensuring you are in the middle of them from a fluid unrigid standpoint. This will strengthen your practice.

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      Mark 2 months ago

      Hello, Was searching for answer but never found it. While meditating , wich i started recently. I've been seeing many many faces changing , scenarys changing , a lot of stuff. Eyes , especially only 1 eye , Colours , Animals , almost anything. But last time i did it , what struck me the most was Seeing human shape body an i could see through his brain and it was like an active rainbow , all of the colours was changing and the brain was sparkling like i dont know how to explain it.

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      Jewels 3 months ago from Australia

      Hi Anne, Often the purple color equates to being in a space beyond the ordinary mind. There is a depth to the space. I often see purple that melds with blue, then black, sometimes back to purple. At the stage of going deeper the sense of color is replaced or is in the background. See if you can sense presences with the image. Not everything is as it seems and we tend to use our ordinary minds to discern an image as if finding a 'logical' explanation. Go peripheral with images to get a sense of what it is presenting to you. If you need to talk further on your personal experiences you are welcome to find me via FB. Details are on my profile.

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      Anne 3 months ago

      Hi! Just wanted to ask, I'm seeing an image every time I'm doing my meditation. And also I saw a blue and purple color while meditating. I wonder what was that mean?

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      Jewels 4 months ago from Australia

      Get in touch with me using the information on my profile and I may be able to help you. Send a personal message on my Astral Jules Facebook page.

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      Jewels 4 months ago from Australia

      Did you have the issue before doing third eye work?

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      Tj 4 months ago

      I’m having sinus issues but not the other symptoms of a hyperactive eye does that mean I have one

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      Jewels 5 months ago from Australia

      Firstly there needs to be a deconstruction of the concept of dark or black colors representing evil. In meditation there is often a black space, it's common. Not everyone sees bright colors and so to equate bright with light is a mental concept that doesn't help at all. There is often a texture with the black as if it is black velvet. This is subtle but with time it becomes tactile and alluring. It is something to rest on in the space or it takes you to another layer. Dark blue and dark purple and black are common spaces in deep meditation. Don't fear them.

      If there is a heaviness in and around the head it is likely you are trying too hard and the mind is engaged. Wondering if you are doing it right, grasping onto observations of experiences is engaging the mind and this can cause tension. Another experience is that meditation in the early days will highlight the habit of a strong mind. Actually, even long-term meditators fall into the trap of using the mind in meditation. Learn to let go of thoughts, alleviate the tension, deflex the muscles around the forehead that are grasping onto thoughts.

      If you need more clarity, please get in touch via personal messenger on my Facebook page. The details are on my profile.

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      sohaan 5 months ago

      i have a question i dont know where and whom to ask but maybe someone here might have general idea regarding my question, i been doing meditation for too long but never tried to open up this third eye thing never felt the need. i do meditation for generally about 15 to 25 minutes, recently i tried to open my third eye just focusing on it don,t know a lot about it but during this i felt too much pressure its kinda scary.

      if it would have been any other light than i would have felt better but i always associate black/dark color with evils thats why i am wondering whats happening

      so the sensation is something like this,

      i feel like some kind of black/dark circle of like suddenly come from top of my head or sky and go down and this sensation gives me chills also distract me at the same time and this happens multiple time during this 20 minutes of meditation if it was white purple or any other light than i would not have any problem buts black/dark thats why i am asking. what is it ? is it ok ? should i do something about it ?

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      Jewels 7 months ago from Australia

      You are very welcome.

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      mohamad 7 months ago

      hello. tnx for all that information

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      Jewels 8 months ago from Australia

      Perhaps you need to notice how you are holding your body as you meditate. Is your jaw clenched? If so unclench it. Do you normally clench your teeth which affects your jaw? Perhaps this is the problem. If you are having incessant thoughts you may have a frown or clenched forehead, if so unclench the forehead. Soften your position to allow a more of a flow to the experience. Unconscious tension can be a problem to your experience. If your experiences are a worry to you then by all means get a doctor to check you out so you can rule out any physical issues.

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      Avinash 8 months ago

      i have been doing meditation, i have been experiencing halos around light, flares and sometime while meditating i get twitching around jaw, around eyes and my third eyes, and i get crackling sound at my left jaw when i move, should i seek doctor or is it normal?

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      Jewels 8 months ago from Australia

      Enjoy the experiences Jami. Your senses are likely to become more acute. Let things come and let them go.

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      jami 8 months ago

      Thank you this helps me a lot. I also have experience metallic glitter colors and aromas while meditating. Recently I have been seeing auras and glitter sparkles as my eyes are open. Observing what unfolds. Its miraculous

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      Jewels 9 months ago from Australia

      Hi Paula, It is helpful to do a workshop but it's not mandatory. And you are right, practice is required for any in-depth work to silence the mind and experience your inner landscape. Try the video in the hub and see if that helps. And get in touch using the profile details. Maybe one can be organised closer to where you live.

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      Paula 9 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      "Meditation," truly meditating as I've come through study to learn that it is, I'm afraid is not at all what I casually refer to as my sense of meditating. Rather, I will intentionally close myself off from the world of noises, distractions, etc and go into very deep thought.

      I know, of course that this practice of mine is simple physical and mental "relaxation." I have this belief that the authentic act of the meditation you write about here, is only reached through knowledge and practice of it.....that it requites very special skills or abilities. I feel this way because I've not ever been able to experience the feelings, visions & out-of-body sensations you describe.

      Yes, this frustrates me. I would love nothing more than to be able to Meditate~in the purest form.

      So Jewel, I will take your advice and search for a workshop. Because of the area in which I live, I have no doubt I will have to travel some distance to attend one of these workshops. This, in itself is an issue for me. I hate to drive, a lot of traffic causes me anxiety and add the time and distance and I'm a mess! LOL Is there any hope for me?

      This is so interesting to learn. Now, all I want is to be able to experience it!! Thanks, Jewel, Paula

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      Jewels 9 months ago from Australia

      Hi Kuchel

      1. I am aware of experiences of heightened vision, either sight or smell. The senses can become more attuned and perception is more acute. The particles are often described as pixels and can be a variety of colors depending on the person. It is an individual experience and often happens in the early phases of a beginner's meditation experiences. Having said that, this does not mean experienced meditators do not see pixels, it's more that they go deeper more quickly and bypass them.

      2. The spicy food experience could be just that - spicy food. However, it is common for openings or flarings to happen to your life force. An awakening is happening and this can occur in different ways and again it is an individual experience. What happens for you does not necessarily happen to someone else. The energetic openings or tactile sensations in the body of energy go hand in hand when using the third eye. They are often subtle and can be built up depending on your practices.

      3. As per question 2 - the vibrating is also a common experience. Many people will feel vibration between the eyebrows spreading across the forehead. There can be headaches too, this happens when the structure of the third eye is becoming active - it's more a re-emergence of a body part that was stagnant but is now coming alive. The unclamping or cleaning of the structure through use can feel like having a headache. This usually passes after a few days of meditation practice. It is important not to grasp onto the sensations but soften the forehead as the sensations occur. There can be sensations of heat throughout the body. Again the vibrations in the body can be an awakening of energy centres. Let them come, let them go.

      Be vigilant during your working day. Practice being focused when at work and leave your meditation practice at home in a safe environment. The bliss feeling is wonderful, and it is lovely to be able to push the body away for a time - similar to sleep. But you need to use discipline at work even if you are having flarings in your energy. If it is a problem, stand up and walk, breath into your belly and ground yourself more.

      I hope this has helped. If you have further questions please contact me using the information on my profile page.

      Congratulations!

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      kuchel 9 months ago

      hi,

      I have few question on physical symptoms I'm going through, i have been practicing meditation for nearly two to three months.

      1. when i see sky i see a lot of white particles a million of them, i see the same on object like monitor or bright white surface , and when i see other surface or any surface dark, green or wall i see energy particle or i can say flames kind of moving fast, i see it 24/7, i dont know what it is, but i can tell my eyesight has been more clear since i started meditation no pain most of the time chill.

      2. 1 get pricking in and around my chest after a spicy food and after a a meal, my concern on this is when i get pricking when I'm doing my job i freeze and my concentration goes on this than my work, though the pricking is slowing down due gods grace, however, during meditation(from normal to deep) even for 2-3 hours i fill chill, bliss and no feel of pain i forget myself.

      3. during sleep when I get up in between i feel my inner body vibrating hard but I'm not shaky outside. some time i feel vibration either left side or right side.

      i had other physical issues but most of them are gone due divine intervention.

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      Jewels 9 months ago from Australia

      Tawana, your experience was typically an opening of the subtle body known as your Third Eye. The sensations in the forehead are a common experience. It is an energetic center that is felt in the centre of the eyebrows. Sensations are tangible, yet they are not detectable physically, ie a doctor could not pick it up on an xray for example.

      These experiences are only fearful if you don't have a reference for what is happening. As can be seen from many comments on this article, similar experiences are recorded.

      Why did it happen to you? Grace could be the answer. Some people will go through their entire lives and never have an experience beyond their physical bodies. You wanted to be open, you were asking for more just by doing practices from a genuine place inside of you. And you were answered with an opening. There are so many answers to this questing "why did it happen to you' and they are fascinating to ponder.

      The shapes are also a common experience. Many see geometry. It has been said their are presences in the shapes. The spaces of geometry are beautiful. This is nothing to fear either. It's an experience of your inner world, yours.

      Third eye awakening is not dependant on religion, yet it spans all and any religious teachings. It's even mentioned in the bible - there is a quote in the article. It is dependant on a genuine want to know, which you have.

      If you wish to talk more about your experiences and confusion that may be attached to them, please don't hesitate to contact me. My details are on my profile page. The last thing the angels want is for you to be closed off from what it is you are seeking.

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      Tawana 9 months ago

      I am a 37 year old mother of 8. I am married and hold close to my morals. I was raised in two different christianity faiths mom/JW and dad/Baptist. I do not live by EVERYTHING but do hold to commandments. I never baptized into any religion but always talked to God and pray. I was in a week long intense bible study. Day and night I would read, listen, and talk about the bible, religion and try to find the truth. One night I went all the way to 4 am and was so frustrated because it seem I still had no real answers. I laid in my bed and prayed. "God I want to know... I need to Know the truth". As soon as I said that with my eyes closed, I saw a purple little light that seemed to be swirling toward me. I hoped up in fear and refused to close my eyes. The purple light was still visible, it transformed into purple triangles and then I saw an Eye. This eye wouldn't go away for a couple days. I saw it all day through my regular vision. I prayed and prayed for it to disappear. It was very scary. I stop reading and studying for a long time. What did I experience? I wasn't trying to "see visions" or open a third eye. Why did this happen to me?

      P.S.

      I remember leaving my body about 10 years ago. Once I noticed I walked back to it and touched it only to be sucked back in. This is what had me wanting to "KNOW". During this same time I now remember my fore head jumping involuntarily. Everyone thought I was crazy because no one (not even my doctor) could explain why I was feeling this. The jumping was not visible, i could just feel it.

      I am a person who thinks a lot.

      Hope you can give me a little insight.

      Thank you

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      Jewels 10 months ago from Australia

      Hi Rita, One answer is to keep practising, keep using it, let it open further and further. Stay in the stillness as much as possible. Please get in touch via the Facebook link. Send a private message and I can get more details from you.

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      Rita 10 months ago

      Thank you for an excellent article on third eye practices and benefits. My question is related to what comes next. How can I develop my third eye bugging me all day long, lol, and interpret what I'm seeing. I can find the right road using my awareness, and things come to me pretty easily. But I feel as though there is more my third eye wants to tell me and I can't interpret the pulses or tingling, although sometimes I can get a vague vision. Thank you.

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      Jewels 13 months ago from Australia

      Hello Maggie, It's interesting how these experiences happen. Some are completely spontaneous without cause. Some openings come after an aspiration and desire to do so. Aspiration is powerful and if done with integrity you can be assisted in ways you cannot imagine! Letting your higher self reveal itself is a major goal in spiritual work.

      Now your 'job' is not to grasp onto having the same experience again, but to be fluid in your meditations so as to facilitate whatever comes. You may re-experience the purple and blue light, I have had this many times. It's a good indication you are internalising your consciousness.

      If you have further questions about your experiences you are invited to send a personal message to my FB page shown on my Hubpages profile page.

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      MAGGIE 13 months ago

      Last night, I was in bed and my eyelids were closed. Really weird, as it was as if my eyelids were transparent, or they were not closed, so I still 'seeing' what little I could of my bedroom. Then between my eyes, was a purple to blue light, it was fluid in movement - 'raised' my eyes to the ceiling, so did it, when I lowered my eyes, it followed. Then it disappeared. I opened my eyes then closed them again. The 'light' returned and this time, it spread itself across my eyes, engulfing my total eye span. It made shapes, then kept reshaping. Because of fear I opened my eyes as I scared that I'd see a 'face' or something... After a few minutes of keeping my eyes opened, I closed them again and went to sleep.

      I have been meditating, and began reading Spiritual Growth by Sanaya, where there is a chapter on meeting your Higher Self, so I wonder if this experience I've explained, is the result.

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      Jewels 22 months ago from Australia

      You're welcome and thanks for dropping in Nell

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      Nell Rose 22 months ago from England

      I can remember when I first started getting books on the subject, I really must get back into it, thanks for peaking my interest again, nell

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      Jewels 2 years ago from Australia

      You experienced a shift in the space of your consciousness while in the intermediary worlds (purple space). The experience is likely personal to you, yet there are paradoxes, personal and impersonal become mixed in those states. When you had the experience, could you sense a presence? Could you note the change in the space from one to the other? There is no right or wrong definition here. It is more for you to ask these questions when next the experience occurs. As well as 'seeing' the space, feel the space, let it expand and enfold into you so you feel as though you become the space. It is likely the space involved presences, let your peripheral vision answer these questions for you. This will ultimately assist you with expanding your states in meditation. And as the Buddah says - let them come, let them go. Awe is a beautiful word for these experiences - well done that you could surrender.

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      Rajesh kumar Fbd 2 years ago

      Hello Jewels. Read almost all the post. I am practising Agyan Chakra meditation. I am able to experience the Purple space for last 10 days. 3 days ago i experienced a circle of silvery shining little white stars . I was in awe and surrenderd muself to it . What does that signify ?

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      sujaya venkatesh 2 years ago

      yes all of us do experience this

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      Jewels 2 years ago from Australia

      Hi Beccie, The experiences you describe in regard to the vision is typical of inner vision. Colors of all descriptions, geometric shapes, gems, images, light. The pressure between the eyebrows indicates an activation or opening of the third eye center. In time the pressure will subside. In the meantime you may feel tingling as well.

      The sleep paralysis is a different thing. Using your third eye, and the opening of the third eye does not mean you will experience sleep paralysis. This can have several causes and you can google the topic to see other peoples experiences. But generally as you become more conscious of spaces in your sleep, it will feel like you are waking up when you could still be in a space of sleep. Until you stabilize the experiences, fear could be what is creating the paralysis. This is common with astral travelling - the rise and descent out of the physical body is thwart with uncertainty of the ordinary mind and fear often stops the experience. Let yourself stabilize what is happening and flow with the experience. When you are conscious in sleep you can navigate through spaces.

      You are welcome to ask further questions privately if you wish via my facebook page Astral Jules.

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      Beccie 2 years ago

      I also had pressure in between my eyes...if thats relevant

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      Beccie 2 years ago

      Hi all.

      Im very new to all of this and im not really sure what im supposed to be looking for to get answers so any help is gratefully welcomed ......but 2 weeks ago i went in to a shop looking for a book and ended up with the owner who turned out to be a medium coming and speaking to me and my mum, after family was brought up she mentioned to me that im going to start becoming aware of things very soon and not to be scared of it and too seek help when needed as too start with ill think im going mad.

      Well 2 nights ago when i was trying to go to sleep... my eyes were closed for a while and my eyes seemed to automatically feel like they were looking and searching as if they were open then i started seeing the colour yellow which then changed to green. It then looked like faces were in the distance then coming into focus and then out again....i then saw what looked like a very shimmery dark blue sapphire jewel going in and out of focus (best way i can describe what i was seeing)

      i then started to go into a nightmare sleep paraylisis (which i have had alot of over the years)? I used to struggle to wake myself up from them but this night in question i managed to open my eyes as soon as i realised that it was happening.

      so i literally only had 3 hours sleep that night.

      Please tell me im not going bonkers.

      Much love.

      B

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hello Tim, firstly thank you so much for sharing your experience. As I went into the space of it I was drawn by the sincerity of your request - to be removed from the terrible experience that for many was the Vietnam War and to be placed in a more warm and inviting place. I also can't help wondering what would have happened had you walked into the dome. Maybe it would not have been death, but another 'world' or another realm.

      OK, so on a more practical level - what happened here? The aspiration with which you requested to be removed from this life was palpable in your words. And I'm sure it was palpable to whoever or whatever was listening. You experienced an altered state of consciousness. It was vivid, very real and not something you made up or imagined. Why? Was it because you asked using a lot of will and integrity? Why is a difficult question to answer. The space of the experience is more easily unravelled. I have also seen the black space of stars beyond the tunnel, which was through an involuted practice of meditation.

      I wonder if you experienced life differently when you returned from that experience. Were you less fearful of life.

      Please feel free to send a private message via my facebook page, the address is on my hubpages profile page. The conversation is then not public.

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      Tim 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels,

      Forty six years ago (this was during the Vietnam War and the Hippie era).

      I wasn't depressed and I wasn't high on drugs. I started thinking about how hypocritical this world was. I did not know anything about meditation. I did not know if God existed or not, but I decided to meditate on God. I would lie down on my cot and cover my head with a pillow to block out as much noise as possible, and thought "If you can hear me, I don't want to be here any longer, I want to be with you". I did this for about an hour a day for about a week. One day I was by my cot and a feeling came over me to lie down. I wasn't tired, but I layed down and was in the fetal position, when I saw in the middle of my mind a white dot. I was conscience and could think. I thought "Wow, this is going to be heavy". All of a sudden the dot opened up and became a tunnel of spirals. I started going through this tunnel. I could see the spirals going passed me faster and faster as I traveled through the tunnel. I had the physical sensations of what I can only describe as wings fluttering in my body, a vibration, as though energy were leaving my body. There was a high pitched vibrating sound that went with the flutering and the speed in which I was traveling through the tunnel. I kept thinking with my conscience mind "Wow, this is heavy". It seamed as though I had two minds, my conscience mind was intriged with what was happening and at the same time I felt at peace. As I neared the end of the tunnel, I could see outer space, black with stars. I shot through the tunnel and was traveling at what seamed a tremendous speed. I was heading straight for a bright white star. As I neared this star, it became a planet, off white in color. As I neared this planet, I saw a white dot on it. This became a large white dome in the center of five smaller white domes around it with white (what I can only describe as corridors or walkways) in a geometrical pattern. As I approached this, my conscience mind became afraid and I thought "I'm to young to die, I really don't want to die, I want to get married and raise a family, have a house". My conscience mind thought I was going to crash into this dome and injure myself. I tried with all my conscience mind to bring myself back. It took all my will power to do this. When I suddenly snapped out of it, I saw only exploding colors for a few seconds. When I regained my sight, everything was exactly as it was, nothing had changed, as though it had all taken place in a split second. I felt very refreshed as though I had just awoken from eight hours sleep. I was very curious about what had actually happened and started looking for someone to tell me what I had experienced, but could get no answers.

      I am hoping that you can shed some light on this for me.

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      Clint 3 years ago

      Thank you for the response! I appreciate you taking the time.:-)

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Clint, you are certainly in a more involuted space. To be in the 'purple space' (which is the simple name for it in meditation circles) you cannot be in your ordinary chatty mind. And to get to it you need to be using inner vision, and the path to this is via the third eye. When you use your third eye more actively it can become a tangible muscle - you feel it. So discerning what is and is not the third eye can be a matter of where you are along the spectrum of your experiences. You don't have to be in a meditation space, but it often happens when you are. By default meditation is a space of inner centerdness - one would gauge the term depending on their own sense of consciousness. The first time I experienced the purple space was by doing yoga nidra - a relaxation practice. And, according to yogis, the purple space is welcomed as it is beyond the ordinary mind which is where you want to be with a meditation or involuted practice.

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      Clint 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels. Very interesting read. I am not sure if I am activating my third eye or not, but At times when I lay down and close my eyes, After a few minutes i will start seeing a purple colored cloud type thing. It sometimes starts on the sides and sometimes starts at the top of my vision field and kinda rolls through. It looks like a smoke cloud,always changing shape. I watch it come into view, move from side to side, or as I said earlier, from top to bottom. once it reaches the other side, bottom of vision, it starts all over again. usually only last for a couple minutes before it fades and turns into a white light in more the center of my vision. I dont feel that i am in a meditative state though. Its doesnt seem like Im the one doing it...it just kinda happens outta the blue. I do recall a few months ago that the cloud was a green color, which I had never seen before, and I have not seen since. Do you think this is a third eye activation?..I have also heard co-workers thoughts...with the one time there being about an 1/8 of a mile seperating us. What do you think?

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      I don't use tapes or musical stimuli for meditation practices - not any more. Past a certain stage you want to be guided by your inner self and not be led by someone else's direction. I'm not saying that in the beginning these tools are not helpful to get you on your way, but it will not pay long term to keep relying on them.

      Not all people are going to have the same experiences. And therefore not all people are going to be led through a door that opens to another dimension. They are just words and perhaps you are not ready to move forward. And I'm not sure I've seen a physical door in my meditation practices. I have however, and this is common, to see purple light. That space of purple (called the purple space via my own school of meditation) is a platform or node that is beyond your ordinary mental consciousness. Interestingly it's a space very welcomed by meditators because it shows a good state of involution. So well done Murthy for getting to that state.

      Do not use imagination in meditation. Let the experiences come and let them go. Using imagination can keep you in a lower state. And how will you know what is a real experience and an imagined one? Stabilize yourself in the purple space and stay centered there. Let your own experiences unfold and don't worry about a door.

      As for past life and regressions. These experiences may not come via a meditation practice. Send me a personal message via Facebook at this link. http://facebook.com/pages/Astral-Jewels/4807462953... I can send you links to regression information and perhaps people doing regression in your area.

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      Murthy 3 years ago

      Some more questions, When I use these videos to get relaxed state to find out my spirit guide, They all ask the listener to see a door that opens up another dimension , But I see lot of purple light , But do not see any door or not able to imagine the door , At what step this is possible and able to imagine at will and see that door and to see spirit guide , Also same with trying to find out past life or inner self, How can I advance from this state to next level.

      Thanks for the help again.

      Murthy

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Bonnie, it feels as if something is 'knocking on your door' I'd be tuning into what is being passed to you in terms of impulses. Do you doubt yourself, your abilities and your ideas? Send me a message via the FB page mentioned on my profile.

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      bonnie 3 years ago

      So nice to find this information. I have had some interesting experiences and would love to understand. At the time I was frightened and now that I have read a bit perhaps I need not be afraid. Can you she'd some light on my experiencing my feeling and hearing (hard to put into words) my name being spoken on my 3rd eye?

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Murthy, sounds like you're doing great. I suggest staying where you are and not trying to be anywhere else. Let it stabilize and the space will change - not because you do anything but because it happens by itself. There is a saying in meditation - 'Don't Meditate - Be Meditated' For this to happen you take a more yin stance to the practice - means no trying at all. The only trying is to stay out of thoughts and go back to your third eye and the space if thoughts happen. The cramps and intense heat - blockages being unblocked. If you can let that keep going and un-grasp the cramps, your practice will be easier. Not an easy feat however. Visions can be a by-product of meditation but remember the main reason to do it is to be in yourself and be present with yourself. The Buddhists have a saying "If the Buddha turns up in your meditation shoot him" So where you have people longing for vision, the very disciplined meditator has a different view. But it is good to have vision from time to time - it helps expand your awareness, your state of consciousness.

      If you need further correspondence please use the private message via facebook - available on my hubpages profile page.

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      Murthy 3 years ago

      Hi

      Nice help for all seekers, Great!!, I see lot of purple light and do not see anything beyond, I also trying astral body, Sometime , I feel Kundalini moving to top from middle of my spinal cord to little below throat area, I feel cramps and intense heat, But how do I see images and other visions, Kindly let me know , I read people saying concentrate on peripheral vision, Going to do that today, But any more help is great!!

      I using youtube vids and binatural beats for this process

      Thanks

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      The answer why is difficult. You need to feel what was happening for you. It felt welcoming and a space of rest. But your mind got too much into the experience - which is very common. It's the minds grasping that stops the experience. We always want to know why and when we look too much and become too inquiring - we block the experiences. It takes practice to let these experiences come and go. Try not to expect the experience to come again, paradoxically by doing this, you may see it again......or you may not!

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      Nadsi 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels ... I started to really meditate today.. I practiced since a 2 weeks ago but only before sleep. So today I did it at morning without any kind of sounds... First I saw some kind of orange waves coming and after that I was in some really wonderful porch , with beautiful flowers and a great view of ocean , I got scared and then I came back as soon I release where I was... What happened? How can I stayed more time there, and why this happen to me ? there's some reason? ... I'm reading here to see the orange waves is pretty normal but ...How did I get to that place?.. I felt I really was there I even touched the walls!!

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Maxine. I made a FB page so people can send personal messages on their experiences. Because answers are often not one size fits all. People read into generalizations without context and apply it to themselves. You are welcome to message me with this experience https://www.facebook.com/pages/Astral-Jewels/48074...

      I'll also be able to ask more questions with regard to your situation.

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      Maxine 3 years ago

      Hi jewels wow 5 years! And still going was worried when I found this thread amazed your still replying thank you

      I have had some awesome visionary experiences whilst meditating being in space like I'm actually in the Galaxy.

      Waking up in dreams flying and being paralysed when I awake where I'm not back in my body.

      But now I'm seeing black cloud like shapes before my eyes and I just feel extreme fear they scare me and I have to stop. I don't want this to hold me back in your opinion what possible reasons for these jet black blobs ?

      Many thanks in advance x

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Ahhhh......one of the struggles of the meditator - not all days are good! Experiences come and they go. You will often have experiences you can't replicate, and it's the mind primarily that wants to replicate those good experiences. So a good rule of thumb with experiences is to "let them come, let them go." Try not to let the disappointment of 'ordinary' experiences stop you from your practice. The ultimate aim is to be in yourself, be centered. All those lovely colors and vibrations are wonderful and fulfilling but to stay centered whilst you don't have them - that's discipline.

      Interestingly, fatigue can often follow a heightened experience. If you are opening your energy, which from what you described is what happened to you, there is a letting go that has happened. It is tension you have let go of. In the initial stages of meditation practices - there is fatigue that follows that letting go because you have been unconsciously expelling energy holding on. The body is wanting to rest from that. Take it easy perhaps - be kind to yourself. No colors? It's fine - sit with the space and let the space unfold. Go with what is happening, not what you are wanting to happen.

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      es vedra 3 years ago

      Hello, I have been practising yoga for the past 4 months roughly twice a week. I always enjoy the relaxation at the end and feel like I float away from my class. I have practiced meditation only a few times, and yesterday I had the most amazing experience, although it probably sounds very simple, but to me it was beautiful. Only 9 mins meditation but at some point I had pulsating black and grey forming eventually which to me looked like an eye, then pale mauve started emerging transforming into a pulstating bright pinky purple light which seemed to fill the front of my head, it only seemed to last a few moments before it shrunk away and disappeared and eventually I came to from my meditation. After that I felt wonderous, I cleaned my house and became productive and just felt so on top of things. But today I feel low and tried meditation which has slowed me down but no colours today. :(

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi flowenn, thanks for your posting. The headache is likely to be caused by the opening itself. An ungrasping is taking place, you may want to help facilitate this by being conscious of how you are holding your forehead, and your thoughts.. By default many people have a reflex frown which creates a tension.

      As you use your third eye, it's a slightly more inner vision than normal which enables a different perspective, a different standpoint. You see using a different lens. If you use the throat friction more, taught in the video, you will have an active role in feeling your life force, or etheric layer. The more you stabilize your experiences the more you can see. Colors vary. Tune into the feelings, or what's behind the color to get more clarity.

      You are welcome to send a private message via the FB page on my profile if you have more questions.

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      flowenn 3 years ago

      i have recently begun meditating and doing exercises to open my third eye. after a few days, i have noticed i wake up with a slight headache that goes away soon, but i also have very vivid dreams now. today i was outside meditating and i put my hands to the earth and felt the energy pulse through me. as i looked at my hands, i could see my skin begin to change color. it became pale, and as i focused on this they became a light blue color. i was able to do this multiple times, and i actually saw this color happen, i wasnt imagining it. can someone give me some insight as to what this experience was? was i sensing my energy flowing through my body or was it something else? any information would be appreciated, thank you.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Neal. I can't see auras either, at least not the mainstream kind. I can tune into people's energies metaphysically quite easily but I don't see colors that easily. Purple and blue in the third eye tunnel - excellent. You know when I first started doing practices I complained to my teacher "all I see is purple, I don't get green or orange or red like others do." He laughed and said "purple is where most people want to be." I later learned this is quite a deep state of consciousness, named the intermediary worlds by A Language to Map Consciousness by Samuel Sagan. You know you are out of your ordinary mind framework when you are in this state. Vision is different for different people - it's never a one size fits all phenomena.

      Push your vision - have things to 'see.' I'll give you a link to a talk Contextualizing Vision that will broaden your concept on this topic. Once you grasp the nature of vision you are off and running. http://www.clairvision.org/knowledge-tracks/kt-win...

      Please feel free to send a personal message via the FB link on my hubpages profile.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      It's called vision haykey. Well done. You know I had that vision of the night sky with stars. It's apparently quite common, yet I've only had it once - absolutely loved it. But have never had it again sadly. When you see or feel presences, tune into the feeling it gives. Be open unless it's something you don't want around you. Auras, as with your teacher, is basically the energy field around someone. It's no biggy. People's auras change color often so it's not something to get too caught up in. The fact of seeing is fantastic See how you go in the next few weeks and let me know if you need. Better to send a pm via the FB address on my profile. Your comments are private.

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      haykey 3 years ago

      hey just a quick question as i lay to go to sleep last night i had my eyes closed and i felt as if i was falling to sleep but i see the dark sky with stars which i immediately started to panic as i didnt think i would actually see it like others said and woke up which i was feeling a present in the room if i was asleep i dont know if felt so real thou. so went bk to sleep anyways and today i keep seeing like a glow round people not everytime but i was sat in a class room and the teacher was talking to me and i could see like a green glow round her. never ever seen it before and when i stared at the wall or somewhere for a short white their was like figures of people that came and disappered as i lost focus what can this be.

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      Neal 3 years ago

      Hey, Jewels. I’m pretty sure my third eye is awakened, because every night I go to bed, I see purple and blue colors without trying. I had a few sleep paralysis experiences. And I even woke up in the middle of the night a couple times and saw a white electric ball floating above me across my room. My question is, how come I still can’t see auras? Also, how can I move forward, for example, gaining psychic abilities? Thanks for you help!

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Your English is good. It should disappear with time. Lets keep an eye on it over the next week or two. Stay in touch via the FB page where you can send a personal message which is private. I can ask you more questions also. The link is via my profile page.

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      Bobby 3 years ago

      Jewels, Sharp Jabs would be the exact term. It is like I feel something moving around my forehead jabbing at certain places(Kinda feel heat). I am not trying too hard nor I'm interested in opening my third eye force fully. Is it ok for me to continue meditation even if I feel the Jibes, would it disappear after sometime?. Sorry for my english, I'm not a native english speaker so please bare with me. Thanks.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Bobby. The third eye itself is not what heats up, it's the life force stuck in the cranial area. Especially if you continue to use the breath while meditation, you may find there is a grasping happening in and around the skull, including the forehead. It can feel like sharp jabs at times. This stuckness is trying to clear and it can hurt for some - depending on how strong the mind is at clinging on.

      With the video above you can learn the process of friction breathing. It is a method of activating an energy center in the throat and it acts as a way of focusing back to the center when you go too much into the ordinary mind. This, by the way, is not a breathing technique that you focus on, it works perfectly with the third eye to open the life force and at the same time keep you focused. You drop the need to use the breath after awhile, and just BE.

      So what you have to look for here is a possible stuckness in your mind as you are meditating - perhaps a "trying too hard." Be more yin, soften yourself in the space and let yourself be meditated. See how that goes. In the Awakening the Third Eye book there is a process called uplifting. This comes in handy when clearing grasped layers from the skull. You can learn to lift it up when these sharp jabs or heavy layers are felt in and around the skull.

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      Bobby 3 years ago

      Hi jewels, I've been meditating since a month. I generally focus on my breath but from past 1 week my forehead is heating up like someone is pointing and moving laser around my forehead. Especially in the third eye area. While I was searching about it I found someone saying to stop meditating if the third eye is heating up. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Short answer - Yes it can. And it's very common. Meditation and relaxation can result in a release of emotions. Energetically you are experiencing a "going inside" which can result in an honest connection with what is going on with you. Most of us cope with the world, hold on for dear life. And once we start dealing with this 'coping' we find emotions and feelings we never acknowledged before. Let it happen if you can, it's part of the process. If you would like to share more personal experiences please connect with the FB page on my profile and send a private message. Your messages is completely confidential.

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      Richard 3 years ago

      Thanks!.. does opening your third have some side effects toward your emotional feeling, I been practicing and meditating for a 1 month now but sometimes I felt a slight pain around my heart area and I felt emptiness and sometimes a mood swings and crying for no apparent reason

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi Richard. Some people have spontaneous openings of their third eye, others no. Why? It depends on the person and what they need. Energy centers are not always open permanently by the way. It's a work in progress for many. I conduct workshops specifically geared toward the third eye energy center. Once open it has to be used in order to remain active.

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      Richard 3 years ago

      Does healing sound or sound meditation can activate your third eye and other energy center?

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Be spontaneous, particularly in the beginning because you don't want to be 'making it up.' Let the third eye do it's thing. There are many and varied experiences as you can see by the many posts. What is an experience for you may not be for another. Try not to scrunch - this feels like a grasping. But I can understand you doing it. In the beginning there can be vibrations, denseness, buzzing feelings. For some there is a slight headache sensation. This happens because there is an ungrasping not a grasping. There is a release happening. If you get a sense of frowning, lighten up a bit. Treat the center of your eyebrow as a temple - it is afterall the only gate that takes you within yourself. You will know it's opening by the sensations and vibrations, colors and patterns. There is an adventure waiting in that space. If you listen to the video and do a few practices to it you are very likely to have more tangible experiences. Well done.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      The third eye space is described as fluid dimensional - the space changes and the structure of third eye has dimension - it's tangible. But this tangibility is also fluid at times. Sometimes it's very thick and dense, sometimes light. If you try too hard you can actually grasp onto it and this makes it more difficult to use. There is an oscillation between the ordinary mind grasping and then letting go into the third eye space. It can become a space for peripheral awareness, also for the higher mind. I suggest you use the video to do more practices and hone the structure. With meditation not all days are the same. Paradoxically trying can make the practice difficult. Letting go helps. And yet you don't want to be too slack.

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      Kgraceer 3 years ago

      Hello, I'll make this quick. I believe that I've had some spontaneous third eye activity and looking to confirm. Over the past 8 months I have had two past life regression therapy sessions, during which I felt immense pressure between my brows causing me to scrunch my face really hard during regression. Recently I was laying in bed relaxing and felt myself falling into hypnosis (which I've realized is a fairly frequent thing I do without trying). Immediately it was like I was looking thru a telescope or something... Anyway, the image inside was of the beach and it was so incredibly clear like super high definition, as clear as if it was actually there. clearer than i have ever been able to picture something in my mind. I lost focus and it went away. About 30 seconds later my face started scrunching and I got the pressure between the brows. This time a black circle appeared which then turned into a deep blue glowing pattern, almost Celtic looking. It lasted about about a minute and disappeared. Could this be my third eye beginning to open? How will I know when it is? Should I try to recreate it or let it spontaneously appear again?? Any advice would help. Thank you!!!

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      Arpit Pandey 3 years ago

      i was doing meditation by concentrating on third eye . it was going good was easily able to concentrate on my third eye feeling relaxed . but from few days don't know why when i close my eyes i cant concentrate on third eye actually i am unable t find where is the middle of my eye brows .so i started putting on tilak(a sandal paste mark on my middle of eye brow) so that when i close my eyes i can easily concentrate on my third eye but still cant find it it all dark and spacey . please guide how to improve

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      As a rule of thumb with meditation - I let the experiences happen and don't make them happen via imagination. Using your imagination is using the ordinary mind which is what you want to learn to bypass to find stillness from the chatter. Auras change with moods, so it's nice to see colors but they are not stagnant. When meditation is done regularly the body of energy opens, a letting go occurs with grasping of your physical body. The shocks you are talking about sound like electric friction - I get those too depending on the type of shoes I'm wearing.

      When the body of energy opens there are sensations that occur that accommodate the awakening. It's a broad topic and not one I can cover here. Making people calm by your actions is usually your personality, your presence and not the result of the third eye itself. It's how you interact that matters. You're having lots of experiences, keep going with your practices.

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      Awaken 3 years ago

      Another information, i got consciousness not by meditation, but i became curious on my-self and often asked questions on me like "who am i?", "why i am living" and for what? This made me to open almost all chakras instantly. I think there are many ways to understand self or make realization. Still i can feel that this is just the beginning of awakening. Everybody have different realizations and uniqueness, but for oneness. One must do some tests or re-search to understand selves. I saw many websites with different perspective, in which your's is one. Keep posting and thank-you.

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      Awaken 3 years ago

      I never did like that, but i meditate with purple flame by imagination, and when i open my eye, i see everything as little purple dominated all around. It makes my all senses and stress free and peace. Till now i concentrated on my breathing's. My question is while doing as you said, we can see different colors or energy fields in everything? will it disturb our sleeps? As i heard, that we should not open 3rd eye every-time, as it may give stress. Any way, i use my visualization techniques to achieve my goal and even in daily life, to heal others and if anybody quarreling to each other, i make them calm within 10 minutes. Is it not the 3rd eye opening?. little confuse. I can see my aura color as navy blue or lavender may be. And after this awakening process, every-time i get some small sparks or shocks, when i touch something newly, let it be human or gate or wall. Can you give some more information? I am just little curious. Thank-you for this interesting blog. :)

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Control it? Embrace it. What is happening is the structure of your third eye is being flexed. The more you use the third eye the more it becomes like a muscle - just like your arm. Keep using your third eye, in meditation particularly and the sensations will likely soften during the day in your normal activities. You want to learn to use it in your day to day activities also - not by being vague and in a meditation space, but by being awake and aware and you can use your third eye as a centering device to do this.

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      SS 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels,

      I am doing meditation nearly for 7 to 8 months concentrating between eyebrows. Now i am getting puls all the day in center of the eye brows. Exactly i am getting this puls feeling most of the time in a day which distrubs me to do regular work. I would like to know whether i need to follow some other way to control it. Please explain the reason for this happening. Thanks in advance.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Responded via Astral Jewels on FB

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      Roku 3 years ago

      Hi i'm just going to jump right on in. I'm probably going about this in a very difficult way. So when I try meditating I listen to music I find relaxing (Deep Chill Slow Beat Dubstep). Here a song I play when meditating "Uppermost - Wave Theory". Now after a short few minutes I will open my eyes and the most addictive feeling I have ever had I can't get enough of it. I'll open my eyes and I'm just not sure how to explain this, but when I open my eyes objects seem to be sooo far away but also seem very close to me like everything is within arms reach. I found this out before I ever even thought about meditating. The first time I did this it only lasted a few seconds I soon began researching meditation. And after a while now when I meditate I'll open my eyes and try to stay as relaxed and enjoy this new view of things I am now able to hold it for a few minutes before I'm not relaxed any more and am now trying hard to keep it going. I would love to know more about this and how I can expand on this.

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      Veldjd 3 years ago

      Thanks Jewels - exciting developments for sure. Hopefully they will begin to last a bit longer than a few seconds. Regards Jd

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      When vision opens, you can open to many different layers or realms, it's not uncommon. Deciphering is not that easy and it's the ordinary mind that is grasping for answers - which is fine except many experiences are not of the ordinary kind and so the mind will grasp for reason, trying to understand everything. A good way to broaden consciousness is to let these experiences come and let them go. Grasping onto them is often how the third eye vision is skewed and limited.

      Even though this was not a dream, it's wise to know that many dreams have absolutely no meaning either. Your vision is opening and the more you use your new structure, the more you will see. Relax with the experiences, be discerning - by this I mean if you are in a space that you don't like or doesn't feel right - get out of it. You do this by choosing to move through. Always remain the center of your own experiences. If this vision reoccurs, ask questions and see what happens.

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      Veldjd 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels

      I wonder if you can guide me?

      Something out of the ordinary happened last night.

      I woke up and experienced a sort of bright colourful vision happening, just floating in front of me near the bed.

      This is the first time I've witnessed such a thing; since activating my third eye I normally just see blobs of colour and the odd twisting shapes or tunnels.

      But this was like watching a silent movie but it seemed to be only a split second or two and then it stopped.

      Unfortunately it didn't seem to relate to anything; it was just a woman with a denim skirt on, turning around but I didn't see her face nor know who she is.

      I definitely wasn't dreaming but I think I was quite sensitive yesterday with a clear pressure on the crown and front of my head at regular intervals during the night.

      Any idea what this could've been or how to improve this area of development?

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      I am not aware of the works of Kelly Howell so can't comment in relation to her.

      When people begin to meditate and go deeply into their own self it is common to experience energy movements. As you described pulpitations or pulsating is a common experience. With meditation you are opening your energy centers and this can be the result. If you can, stay as still as you can and let the openings happen - stillness can work in these instances. If they get too strong and you feel you cannot handle them, then perhaps cease your practice for awhile.

      Stabilizing energy is a major topic and I can't do justice to it on this forum. Fortunately I have my own teacher and have been doing these practices for 14 plus years.

      You can befriend me via Facebook if you like and send private messages. The link to it is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Astral-Jewels/48074...

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      Lizabeth 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels again. On the kundalini and opening third eye I am interested but also uncertain I am in mid sixty and I wouldn't want be acting weird around co workers or my granddaughter. Can you give some advice on those two subjects. Like how to stabilizing and manage energy and requiring the knowledge and abilities and how to use the force. I have research many sites and it shows forced or accidentally bringing kundalini about could be very hard on us westerners that it should come about naturally. Your Site is the best one I ever seen and you explain so well, I can not tell you how many hours I research on these subjects.

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      Lizabeth 3 years ago

      I have been listening to Kelly Howell subliminal messages for over a year. I started using for just stress in life and also for my jobs I am ADD and the line of work I am in require class room training on each job I had the subliminal helped since I couldn't take the meds hard for me to focus. And I found meditation was hard to do such as quietness of the mind but I got a little better at it. I wished I had known about subliminal and meditating when I was married for 13 yrs a very hard time with that marriage. Last year off and on I would have a slight pain on side of forehead or a little pressure on center of forehead. Nausea off and on and 2 mos ago sounded like construction going on in one of my ears. And 4 days ago I experimented and tried to put energy in my body and laid still focusing on my right hand and imaged a screen being pulled down with force all the way from head to feet since then felt a slight throb in solar plexus chakra and palpitations in heart chakra and a throbbing, pulsating hard in the Sacral chakra with my reproduction organs. Can you tell me what you think on that, what is going on?

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      It's a shame that you closed off, or tried to close off the gift you have. Hopefully you will learn to use it without the fear attached to it. The unknown can be difficult to fathom sometimes.

      Being 28, in astrological terms this is your Saturn return you are entering. It's a time of asking many questions about where you stand in the world, what you want to do - be that career or starting a family.. Its really the time of becoming an adult and making your mark on the world. As for whether your vision is your future husband - I would not advise one way or the other on this. Nothing is definite. Keep moving forward and engage in life and he will walk into it.

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      mandy 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels! When I was a little girl, I could always see thing whenever I close my eyes. In my teenage years I could see more frequently and it did scare me. I see lots of places I''ve never been And sometime ghost too. Even if I have the power to see thing I tend to avoid them in my teens years but recently I want to know more about my future. Im already 28 And single. Recently whenever I meditate I'll close my eyes and Recently I'll ask my guide to show me my future Husband . And somehow I keep seeing the same man? Does it mean it will be my future husband. or it just my imagination ? I heard if you think too much your brain will show you the pic you wanted to see. Not sure whether is my imagination or is I'm really seeing my future husband. i wanna heard you though on that. Thanks P.s the puncture i see are quite clear.

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      VivekSB 3 years ago

      Thank you very much jewels for your tips, will get in touch with you on FB

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hello and thank you for your comments. Pleased your third eye opening is going well. I can't tell what the presence is you are experiencing without being there and seeing for myself. If you used to have these fears it's possibly you are attracting it in, and as your senses are more acute, you are feeling it more. A few things to check - the room you are in may need some attention. Is it really clean? Ask the question "would an angel land in here?" Secondly, your own energy may need some reinforcement. When doing your practice make sure you are very centered and your focus is on you and not being pulled out by something else - like this presence. You will get to know if something is positive, or in your case you are sensing the opposite. Stay centered and energetically push that out. If you follow the guided meditation on this hub and stay as centered as you can you may find you are 'guided into a more connected and positive space.'

      If you need to discuss more please find the personal FB link on my hubpages profile page and send a personal more private message.

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      VivekSB 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels,

      I have recently started meditating using audio clip that helps in third eye meditation, i am having the pressure feeling between my eyebrows from day 1, [I have tried meditating from my teenage(which was once in a while) not completely immersed, but had quite good experiences once or twice]. Its almost three days that I have been listening to this sound clip and meditating for almost one hour. Its giving me a great feeling I can feel the pressure between my eyebrows throughout the day, but from yesterday I am having some sort of negative feelings, I am for some reason feeling that someone is watching me, something like a negative energy, I am not sure of this, I used to fear of dark places during my childhood, but from yesterday I have got this feeling again, I am not sure what is happening. I don't want to stop what I am doing , your tips and guidance in this regards will be very helpful.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Astral travelling, even though I say it's easy in this hub I wrote, it's actually a discipline of letting go and riding an interface between sleep and being awake, and remaining conscious. http://jewels.hubpages.com/hub/Astral_Travelling_i... Not easy in practice, and the more 'astral' the world is the more difficult it is for people to do it.

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      Veldj 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels. Thanks for responding.

      Yes, alcohol doesn't really help but I'm not a big drinker. Just a few drinkies twice a month.

      Other than that, my experiences have been wonderful so far. Nothing life changing but certainly a new outlook on all that is and possibilities. Just the feeling of delightful pressure around my head at odd intervals during the day makes it all worthwhile. A gentle reminder that my brain is being rewired.

      My next step is to try to astral project. I've tried a few times and get to the point where my head is heavy with energy and my body is limp but I can't seem to release myself into the astral. I'm certainly not trying too hard. I'm fairly relaxed about it and hope that someday it will happen but if you have any tips for me at that specific point, would be appreciated.

      Much thanks.

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      Jewels 3 years ago from Australia

      Hi there, thanks for your comments. Third eye awakening brings many and varied experiences, including heightened awareness, more vibrant vision - ie colors, sensations and expanded vision. It's not a one size fits all proposition. As you have experienced, alcohol is not a friend of subtle bodies, third eye structures being a subtle body (non-physical/fluid dimensional - ie it has dimension (you can feel it) but is not physical.) It's your choice of course, but many ardent meditators stop drinking through lack of interest and a preference to maintain the stillness that comes from an alcohol free body.

      Goodluck with your experiences. If you have further comments that you would like to discuss please send a private message via my Facebook page as per my profile.

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      Veldjd 3 years ago

      Hi Jewels

      I've been reading the comments here with much interest. I've been meditating for 11 days now (in the attempt to open my third eye) and I think I've opened it, but not entirely sure. I've made a diary of my experiences and would appreciate any feedback and if you think I need to concentrate on a more specific area or not.

      The reason for doing this is purely to expand my knowledge of the world in which I live and if possible, to help others through my experiences. I'm a bit at loss with the world; it can be grey at times with so much violence, lack of empathy & corruption. Activating the third eye would, for me, be a way of seeking the truth & a bit of escapism from the norm.

      Day 1 Heavy pressure in head & a distinct throbbing. Feeling of another presence in room with me. A spray of white dots opening and closing. An expanding tunnel with a square symbol and triangle joined together. On opening eyes, could see both the room and the spray of white which also had darker shades surrounding it. Unusual that this brought tears momentarily to my eyes with a slight feeling of sadness. Most notably, I felt a distinct vibration in my head.

      This is all new to me. I haven't really thought much about the dark and the possibilities that there could be other entities or planes of existence out there so this was quite an odd and interesting first attempt.

      Day 2 No more throbbing but heavy pressure remaining in forehead. More display of white dots with swirling forms. On a side-note, while this is happening, I've been feeling extra hot in bed to the point of being rather uncomfortable. Also noticed I've been experiencing a few aches in the top left corner of my chest.

      Day 3 Waking hours I've noticed colours are more pronounced and prominent. Also, a sort of hazy, white aura will appear around objects while looking around, like a brief imprint. The ache in my chest is still there. Conducting some research I believe this may be to do with the different chakras in the body. The heart chakra may not be as balanced as I first expected. I've played some heart chakra balancing music I've found online and concentrated on that area during the day.

      Day 4 Chest is much better today. No aches. In general I feel quite comfortable with the experimentation and more optimistic that there is something else out there, other than the material world. During this session, I drifted off into sleep a few times, but only briefly. I did see two flashes of brightly coloured landscapes during these lapses but can remember no specific details about them. Again, I was uncomfortably hot in bed.

      Day 5 Rather tired this evening after my early awakenings from the other few nights so I decided to go straight to sleep. I was awakened in the early hours again, this time in a dream state with a male voice within the dream telling me that if I wanted to reach enlightenment I had to continue with my meditations. Found this rather odd but it certainly woke me up and I experimented a bit more, drifting in and out of sleep during the process. Another dream phase added another male voice saying that I would be sent to the Nether in my next life to live the life of a hermit; found this most unusual but I digress, these were probably dreams - there was no visual element to it, purely a voice. In hindsight, living the life of a hermit certainly wouldn't bother me - although, I'm not sure I'd fancy doing it in the nether; definitely not a guy who enjoys heat - much prefer the cold.

      During these moments of sleep I dreamt of strange flying beasts but the recollection is hazy and I don't remember much about them. I did notice one unusual occurrence during my relaxation - the swirling dots and forms that continue to remain prominent during the meditations started to change into a long aisle similar to that of a church. It moved me down the aisle towards an altar with a depiction of two hands back to back with an eye between them. Other than that, nothing exceptional to note this evening.

      I must make a note here that these visualisations are certainly not crystal clear. They are defined around specks of white dots and don't last for long amongst the swirling forms.

      Day 6 I did feel the heavy pressure in my head again and I jolted awake a few times on drifting to sleep. The spray of white dots did return and they continued to twist into unusual patterns ; the most unusual being what looked like ramparts. But, there seemed to be no meaning to its randomness and I'm quite at loss as to what I'm seeing and I not even certain if this is a spiritual journey or if I'm just seeing retinal blood vessel reflections. On the subject of the latter, I would expect to see more colour.

      Will be interesting to see what the affect of consuming alcohol has on these evening meditations as I'm going out tonight to partake in a few ales.

      Day 7 Alcohol certainly didn't help me meditate - I think I was asleep within seconds of my head hitting the pillow, despite my attempts to utilise my third eye. However, I was jolted awake at 3am (the usual time I get stirred from my slumber since starting out on this experimentation) and decided to try and focus on the meditation. Although nothing spectacular happened, I did see the most graphic display of twisting shapes and spray of white specks. This time I was going at full speed through this twisting tunnel but on reaching the end jolted awake from my meditation - so goodness knows what was at the end. A little at a time. I do have a bit of a tender head this morning; I'm assuming this is from the alcohol and not the meditation.

      Day 8 Slept through. Couldn't even meditate without falling asleep; the early morning awakenings obviously taking their physical toll.

      Day 9 An extremely long meditation - couldn't sleep, even though I was tired. Eventually, the whole room was shrouded in pale white with only the darkness above and to the two sides of me. Definitely the most visual display of flashing and twisting imagery I have experienced yet, though still no visions filled with colour that some people seem to see when setting out on this path. I did see one image of a triangle with the eye inside. The eye is now always there when I concentrate on it. It is always in front of me hovering there in the gloom although there is no colour and its outline is white. It even blinks from time to time. Very odd experience; unusually, I don't feel the slightest bit of panic or fear, just comfort. My right ear also made a lot of popping sounds tonight; perhaps attempting to tune into another channel / dimension? Interestingly, I also heard whispering or low talking - this wasn't clear and I couldn't make out what was being said. I'm hoping that in time this will become clearer. Overall, an interesting evening and I feel closer to the third eye than ever before. From a logical perspective, if this is purely a trick of the mind, I see no harm in it if it makes me feel better in life. On a side-note, I did feel the presence of something in the room with me. Also felt something touch my hair.

      Day 10 Swirling black with white dots again - this time more lilac shapes drifting from time to time like spirits flying through the sky, twisting here and there. A few times I opened my eyes during the meditation and noticed an unnatural darkness behind and above my head; not sure if this is just the natural shades of the room or an opening to another dimension (well you have to remain open-minded). The rest of the room was still in darkness but a softer shade.

      Day 11 Nothing different to report other than a tingling sensation twice across my entire body. Shapes and dots continue. Some more slight ear popping but not as significant as earlier meditations. Awoken with a jolt at 3am. Not sure the other realms like me sleeping too long. Head also feels heavy in the centre and on the sides at certain points but I've experienced this before.

      I hope you have time to read this and find it encouraging. Its difficult sometimes being alone and experiencing these things without discussion.

      Much kudos your way.

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      ashkeogh 3 years ago

      I want to share as much with others here but some one to one questions would be good aswell I'll check out that Facebook page for sure. At the moment I have loads of spare time so I want to attempt to come out of body using Robert Bruces techniques and finally open my third eye permanently. I dont believe these are OBEs though more so visions as you say...watching a tv but in it at the same time. I am really interested in this 'HD tv' behind your eyelids concept I am reading about aswell.

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      Jewels 4 years ago from Australia

      Hi Ashkeogh. There are two types of travelling - Space travelling and Astral travelling. Astral is when you leave your body and are conscious that you have left your body - OBE. Space travelling is when you are in your body and know it but lose reference to it and go into spaces. They are as real as watching TV though you feel you are inside the TV. And it's not imagination, there is a realness to it and you can feel presence in it. The black starry sky is an experience I've had, though I couldn't replicate it (sadly).

      With faces and presences - you are in realms that are beyond the normal mind (OMC = ordinary mental consciousness). Remember as a rule of thumb that coming back from these experiences you want to make them rational. Not easy because many times there are no words to describe what you see. You go out of your ordinary mind, there is an observer and you are having an experience but references are difficult. You can understand why doubt often creeps in as to whether these experiences or presences are real. Explaining them to someone often leads to ridicule.

      So to presences - get a sense of feeling that goes with them. They come in many shapes and forms, our mind has difficulty with this. Be open and see what they have to show you. Retain a sense of yourself in the space and integrity. You may find some are not in your best interests.

      Ash if you want your experiences to be more private please leave a message on my FB page. The link is on my profile page.

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      ashkeogh 4 years ago

      I am the commenter from above and have something else to report. While using binaural beats I got a flash of a scenario in my third eye but it wasn't like a dream. It lasted a split second but it felt as if I knew a whole sequence of events had happened in this split second. I had three of these flashes during three separate third eye meditations, one was a 'vision' of me? floating in the black starry sky and I was using a white/gold strand of light which extended from my hands to pull this wooden or brown face that was floating in the sky towards me. The face was 'alive' and was smiling and someone was watching me from the ground floor in this vision. It wasnt an OBE as I never left my body I was unconscious of my physical self for a split second while I had this vision and then I flipped back to my physical body. I have no clue what these visions are

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      Jesus 4 years ago

      Got it, FaceBook!

      I forgot to mention that I see auras of people, but I see them as white and very light bluesh, never saw colors, don't know why! and the first one I saw was my own,.....and did I got scare!!! this was 15 years ago.

      Is getting late on this side of the world. I'll post some more when I get a moment.

      Thank you.

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      Jesus 4 years ago

      Thank you Jewel for your kind words,

      All started with that experience of the burning feeling in the third eye area. Back then I email a friend and I was told that OSHO talks about this and he clearly says that this happends to I lot of people in India whenever the third eye is going to open. All I can tell you is that I felt like if someone was putting a lighten candle in my forhead, I was getting burnt and was just sitting like many others washing the seminar, without thinking about it.

      For the past time I get 11:11, 444, 222, 333, and so on all the time. I feel that my awarness is much higher. The other night when doing meditation I fall sleep because I was tired, but when I woke up I saw with my eyes close like a complex city with a lots of streets, but there was not people.

      What appears to be people were millions of dots runing from one place to another, it was like seeing millions of atoms (sub-atomic particles) and when I was getting closer to see it desapear quickly on me.

      Question; What is FB link on your profile page? How do I do this? Do I have to register?

      Thank you for your time and comments,

      Jesus.

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